You’re single. Welcome. I’m going to avoid the “you must love yourself before anyone else can” cliché. I have been dumped enough times to know that doesn’t help, but this still won’t be an easy pill to swallow. I used to pride myself in my uncanny ability to forget about a breakup and move on… Continue reading The Tedious Art of Moving On
It’s 7 AM, I’m thinking about your mouth, And every ounce of me is drained / I have considered erasing you, But that hurts just the same / I want to tell you that I still taste your breath, I’ve been rearranging the words on my tongue / But I am just lonely, And… Continue reading Ghost
Note: For some reason I struggled to hit “publish” on this. When writing personal essays, I have a hard time letting go of humorous undertones like in my most recent post about men I’ve dated and stupid things I’ve done. That said, this will be a little bit of a different read. As always, thank… Continue reading Do You Believe All the Love You’ve Given Will Find Its Way Back to You?
This is not going to be very cohesive. I’m not entirely sure why I’m writing this besides to look back on it in a handful of years and reminisce on a time when I was more fun. So, sit back, relax, and enjoy my testimony of dating in my 20's (unless you are my mom,… Continue reading An Anthology of What Could Have Been
I used to think grief was the sadness That came over you after the loss of someone you love And if you push really hard, you get through to the other side I know now that there is no other side There is no big push, There is absorption There is acceptance Grief is not… Continue reading The Last Act of Love We Have to Give
You know the mornings when you wake up one eye at a time, aware of how freaking cold it is before you’re even fully conscious? That was me this morning. My parents moved our family to Minnesota when I was in high school, I chose to stay here for college, and then I chose again… Continue reading My Favorite Winter Accessory is Seasonal Depression